The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 229 148 229
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +81
Permanent jobs citing 4G 7 76 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 1.41% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 8.38% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 7
Average salary £24,000 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
4G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
964 907 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.85% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 837 689 994
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region.

4G Salary Trend in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -62 7 £24,000 -50.00% 1
4G
England

4G
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 23 (95.83%) Telecoms
2 20 (83.33%) 3G
3 19 (79.17%) 2G
3 19 (79.17%) LTE
4 5 (20.83%) IPv6
4 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 5 (20.83%) MPLS
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (4.17%) Multicast
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) CCNP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) Firewall
7 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) ADSL
7 1 (4.17%) GSM
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) VRRP

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) 3G
2 19 (79.17%) 2G
2 19 (79.17%) LTE
3 5 (20.83%) IPv6
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
3 5 (20.83%) MPLS
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.17%) Multicast
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.17%) ADSL
5 1 (4.17%) GSM
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) VRRP
General
1 23 (95.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Project Coordinator
1 14 (58.33%) Coordinator
2 5 (20.83%) Project Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 4 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification